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Connecting Students and Families to Early FAFSA and Prior-Prior Year

As part of the College Board’s commitment to PPY and the early FAFSA, we have been working hard to ensure students and their families have the information they need.

Why College Board's Institutional Methodology is Important: A Conversation with Kathy Blaisdell
All Access had the opportunity to sit down with Kathy Blaisdell, Director of Student Financial Services at Mount Holyoke College and Chair of College Board’s Financial Aid Standards and Services Advisory Committee (FASSAC), to learn more about Institutional Methodology and what it means to institutions and families.
College Board Simplifies Request Process For Test Accommodations
The College Board has overhauled its request process for testing accommodations, making it easier for eligible students to receive the support they need on College Board assessments.
The College Board Regional Forums are the annual gathering of education professionals across the six regions.

Practicing for the optional essay on the SAT can be challenging for students because it’s not always quick or easy for them to have their writing scored. But a new tool developed by Turnitin promises to help improve the student-writing practice experience by providing instant essay scoring.

5 Ways to Encourage Native American Students to Pursue a College Degree
At Forum, Ángela Garcia, Executive Director of College and Career Access at the College Board, hosted a roundtable discussion about fostering a college-going culture among Native American students.
Watch! West Hartford Kindergartners and Seniors Thank Teachers for Clearing their Paths
Kindergartners and seniors from the West Hartford School District share their unique ambitions and thanks to their teachers for clearing the path so they can achieve success.
Trends in Higher Education Session at Forum Drew a Large Crowd—and for Good Reason
Educators filled the room during the Trends in Higher Education session at the 2016 College Board Forum. Each year, educators anticipate the results of the College Board’s annual study of trends in college pricing and financial aid.
First Look at “Roadmap to Careers” Tool at Forum
Forum presenters shared a sneak peek of one of the newest opportunities tied to the SAT Suite of Assessments: a career exploration tool, powered by the College Board and Roadtrip Nation.
Are We Saying Yes Enough? Advising with Impact at College Board Forum
In a conversation at Forum, Founder and CEO of College Advising Corps Nicole Hurd talked to College Board President and CEO David Coleman and Congressman Joaquin Castro about advising that helps every student succeed.